Tech at Night

Regulation must keep up with the needs of modernization. That’s a point new FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai came to RedState to make, particularly with respect to the Internet transformation going on in telecommunications. As the world “goes IP,” and puts everything on the Internet, regulators must adapt. Make sure to read it. Ajit Pai would have a particularly important role as a reformist regulator should Mitt Romney win.

Regulation today just doesn’t make much sense sometimes, a point Broadband for America makes. The point about ‘edge’ vs ‘core’ of the Internet is important. The firm that sits between you and Google is as important to you as Google. They’re all pieces of the puzzle.

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Steve Jobs Owns Me

On May 18, 2011, in General, by Neil Stevens

My development laptop is out of date. 802.11g (which gets increasingly annoying when transferring files), old Windows Vista (which will be critical when the new MSIE comes out and is 7-only). I went to the store looking to get a new one.

None of the ones at Best Buy came with dual band 802.11n. Well. all but one. So I went to the store expecting to buy some generic low-mid Windows laptop, and instead bought the one that supported that full up wireless networking: a Macbook Air 13″ and Windows 7 Home Premium to Boot Camp.

Nima Jooyandeh facts.